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newscricket3 months ago

MS Dhoni has had the maximum impact on me, states Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan has stated that his state icon MS Dhoni has had a massive impact on him as a cricketer and taught him the small things that helped him become a better player. Kishan further narrated an incident when Dhoni advised him to pause a little in the while playing a day’s game.
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newscricket6 months ago

Making KL Rahul keep risks getting him injured like other key players, reckons Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra has raised concerns that making KL Rahul keep in the long-term will risk him getting injured due to the overload on his body. Chopra further added that by making Rahul the No.1 choice, India risk picking a backup option purely based on gut feeling rather than going by performances.
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featurecricket7 months ago

Rishabh Pant - a classic case of mental block progressing the path

There is a story of a young kid going to Delhi every weekend, a six-hour bus journey from Roorkee to Delhi so that he could get the best training. With some home-made Parathas, he would happily travel in the bus, with his mother, and grind hard at the Sonnet Cricket Club under coach Tarak Sinha.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2020 | Mumbai Indians release Yuvraj Singh, Evin Lewis; retain Quinton de Kock

Mumbai Indians decided to part ways with veteran Yuvraj Singh, West Indian Evin Lewis, and five others for the upcoming IPL season. The defending champions have, meanwhile, retained the likes of Quinton de Kock, Mitchell McCleneghan and most of their squad ahead of the auction in Kolkata.
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newscricket10 months ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 | Aditya Kaushik ton and Darshan Misal's four wickets hand Goa first win

Goa registered their first win of this year’s Vijay Hazare Trophy with a 42-run win over Jharkhand in Bengaluru. The wins came courtesy of a 110-ball 117 by Aditya Kaushik to take their total to 266 for eight, before Darshan Misal’s four for 35 helped bowl out Jharkhand for 224 in 48.1 overs.
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featurecricketa year ago

'We falter a bit but it’s going to come good this season' - Varun Aaron confident of Jharkhand's chances

Ahead of Jharkhand’s Vijay Hazare opener against Mumbai on Wednesday, Varun Aaron has stated that the team is confident to break the knock-out jinx and lift the trophy that they had last won in 2011. Aaron has added that the team has a great balance of juniors and seniors which augurs well for them.
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newscricketa year ago

We are grooming back ups for Rishabh Pant, reveals MSK Prasad

Not that his days are numbered considering the talent that Rishabh Pant is but given his form he could be replaced any day and that has been made clear by the captain and the coach. Meanwhile, chief selector MSK Prasad has revealed that they have been preparing other youngsters as a backup for Pant.
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newscricketa year ago

Manish Pandey shines as India A take unassailable 3-0 lead against South Africa A

Current captain of the India A team, Manish Pandey paved the way for India A to win the five-match One Day series against South Africa A by scoring a match-winning 59-ball 81. The hosts reached the target of 208 with four wickets and 13 balls remaining and hence taking an impregnable lead of 3-0.
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newscricketa year ago

IND A v SA A | Want to represent India one day, for now day-by-day process is important, says Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan says he hopes to represent the senior team one day, but until then he insists on focusing on the day to day process of improving his game. Kishan showed a glimpse of talent in the second one-dayer against South Africa A, hitting a 24-ball 55 in India A’s thrilling two-wicket win.
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newscricketa year ago

IND A vs SA A | Ishan Kishan's 21-ball fifty propels hosts to 2-0 lead

Ishan Kishan's stunning blitz with the bat blew South Africa 'A' off the park as hosts India won by two wickets with an over to spare. Earlier, India 'A' had restricted the Proteas to 162 in their 21 overs, with the spin trio of Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and Krunal Pandya bowling economically.
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